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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

1748  Joseph Schuster, composer on this day in history.  

1757  On this day in history jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67  

1772  On August - 11 explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000  

1772  On this day in history the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general  

1772  On August - 11 rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general  

1778  Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on August - 11.  

1780  Barbados hurricane begins on this day in history.  

1786  Captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia on August - 11.  

1794  On this day in history jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72  

1799  Joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist on this day in history.  

1804  Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on August - 11.  

1805  Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament on August - 11.  

1807  David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on this day in history.  

1811  On August - 11 judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]  

1820  On August - 11 janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56  

1823  Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe) on this day in history.  

1824  New South Wales is constituted a Crown colony on August - 11.  

1828  On August - 11 edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909  

1832  On this day in history thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1833  Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on August - 11.  

1835  George B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal on August - 11.  

1836  Cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician on August - 11.  

1837  Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on this day in history.  

1844  On August - 11 jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63  

1852  Nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70 on August - 11.  

1858  First ascent of the Eiger on this day in history.  

1858  Christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929) on August - 11.  

1860  Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on August - 11.  

1860  Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.  

1860  Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie) on August - 11.  

1860  On this day in history james Wilson, politician  

1862  On August - 11 carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly)  

1863  French protectorate over Cambodia is established on August - 11.  

1863  On this day in history cambodia becomes French protectorate  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  On this day in history birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  

1600  On this day in history birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on this day in history.  

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on this day in history.  

1667  On this day in history birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on this day in history.  

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on this day in history.  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) on August - 11.  

0449  On this day in history death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on this day in history.  

0897  On this day in history death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on this day in history.  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on August - 11.  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on this day in history.  

1204  On August - 11 death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)